bile acid

noun

Definition of bile acid

: any of several steroid acids (such as cholic acid) of or derived from bile

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First Known Use of bile acid

circa 1881


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bile acid

noun

medical Definition of bile acid

: any of several steroid acids (as cholic acid) that occur in bile usually in the form of sodium salts conjugated with glycine or taurine

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